Religion: Buddhism What is Primary Religion?

Population of Adherents

501,606,000

% of World Population

6.5 %

People Groups

688

Unreached Groups

539 (78.3 %)

Map Notes
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Photo People Group Country Population Primary Language Primary Religion Progress
Scale
% Christian
Adherent
%
Evangelical
Scripture
Status
Est. Workers
Needed *
 Tuvan, Uriankhai Mongolia 43,000 Tuvan Buddhism 1.00 % 0.80 % Complete Bible 1
 Ugong Thailand 500 Ugong Buddhism 1.40 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
Yaeyama Japan 46,000 Yaeyama Buddhism 3.00 % 0.38 % Unspecified 1
 Yakha Bhutan 200 Nepali Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Complete Bible 1
 Lahu Shi Myanmar (Burma) 64,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 5.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi China 130,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 10.00 % 2.00 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi Thailand 16,000 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 1.80 % New Testament -
 Lahu Shi United States 2,200 Lahu Shi Buddhism 20.00 % 0.50 % New Testament -
Karen, Yinbaw Myanmar (Burma) 9,300 Yinbaw Buddhism 32.00 % 25.00 % Unspecified -
Karen, Yintale Myanmar (Burma) 11,000 Yintale Buddhism 0.01 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Yonaguni Japan 800 Yonaguni Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yong Thailand 14,000 Yong Buddhism 0.20 % 0.20 % Unspecified 1
Yoron Japan 900 Yoron Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Yoy Thailand 7,900 Yoy Buddhism 0.90 % 0.50 % Translation Needed 1
 Zhaba China 8,600 Zhaba Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Unspecified 1
 Tai Doi Myanmar (Burma) 5,100 Tai Loi Buddhism 5.00 % 1.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Doi Laos 300 Tai Loi Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
 Tai Kaleun Laos 3,300 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Tai Kaleun Thailand 8,800 Thai, Northeastern Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
 Nyaw Laos 18,000 Nyaw Buddhism 0.50 % 0.40 % Translation Needed 1
 Nyaw Thailand 81,000 Nyaw Buddhism 1.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 2
 Aiton India 3,600 Aiton Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Needed 1
 Aka Bhutan 400 Hruso Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Translation Started 1
Barua Bangladesh 11,000 Chittagonian Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % New Testament 1
Barua, Maramagyi Myanmar (Burma) 500 Rakhine Buddhism 0.00 % 0.00 % Bible Portions 1
Totals: 688 Peoples   501,606,000     539       5,879
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